Linux force fsck on the next Reboot/Boot

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Linux force fsck on the next Reboot/Boot

Postby lik » Thu Feb 04, 2010 6:30 am

Force fsck on boot using /forcefsck

By creating /forcefsck file you will force the Linux system (or rc scripts) to perform a full file system check.

Login as the root. Create a file called forcefsck:
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touch /forcefsck

Now reboot the system:
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Force fsck on next boot using shutdown command

The -F option force fsck on reboot, login as root and type the following command to reboot and run fsck:
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shutdown -rF now
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